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Bilingual Programs & Instructional Equity

In recognition of the rich cultural and linguistic diversity of our district, VASD is proud to offer programming to prepare bilingual and bi-literate students to achieve high levels of success academically, linguistically, and socially. At the elementary and middle school levels, families can choose:

Because bilingualism, biliteracy, and sociocultural competency are characteristics of career and college readiness, bilingual offerings at the secondary level include Spanish Language Arts classes and sheltered English instruction across the content areas.

VASD is currently working to develop pathways for students to graduate with the Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy.


Director of Multilingual Programs


Rosamaria Laursen
Director of Multilingual Programs
(608) 845-4366